Middle Park mission for Siskin
Later this month, siskin will Operate at Newmarket as Opposed to the Goffs Vincent O’Brien National Stakes at the Curragh on Sunday.
The Khalid Abdullah-owned Siskin is unbeaten in four starts thus far, most recently providing his coach Ger Lyons using a first Group One success in Ireland last month, when landing the Phoenix Stakes.
Connections have elected to keep their powder dry for the Middle Park a race, although he had been a possible to lock horns with Charlie Appleby’s 2000 Guineas favourite Pinatubo on the evening of Irish Champions Weekend.
Abdullah’s racing director Teddy Grimthorpe stated: »At the back of our minds the Middle Park was the race we were looking at the majority of us.
« We just feel he is better suited sticking into six furlongs at this point. »
Away from the back of Siskin’s lack, Paddy Power make Pinatubo their 1-2 favorite at 11-4, together with all the Aidan O’Brien-trained Futurity Stakes winner Armory for its National Stakes.
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